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Why You Should Work on Your Taxes Before the End of the Year

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Christmas is right around the corner. You are already planning menus, thinking of all those Christmas cookies and ready to open gifts with your family. Another you should be thinking about is starting on your taxes. You didn’t misread that part. It’s time to start preparing those taxes. You might think it’s too early since you have until April to file, but it really ... Read More »

Managing Tax Debt in Retirement

Managing Tax Debt in Retirement

Debtor’s prisons are no longer allowed, and the IRS won’t throw you in jail simply because you can’t afford to pay. But tax debt can still feel like a prison sentence. If you’re retired and living on a fixed income, owing money to the IRS can keep you up at night. If you’re living on a fixed income or trying ... Read More »

4 Ways to Save on Holiday Travel with Kids

4 Ways to Save on Holiday Travel with Kids

Whether you are traveling for fun or to see family this holiday season, there is something special about taking a trip during the holidays. Getting to travel to a special destination with your kids is a great opportunity to spend time together as a family away from the hustle and bustle of day to day life. Of course, these trips ... Read More »

5 Ways to to Keep Holiday Spending in Check

5 Ways to to Keep Holiday Spending in Check

With Thanksgiving now in the rearview mirror, our minds automatically turn toward gift-giving season. We start to ask everyone what they want for Christmas and thus begin making our lists and checking them twice. We might peruse ads, surf the web and starting an Amazon list. As an adult, though it’s fun to receive gifts, it’s even more fun to ... Read More »

Stop the Energy Loss Around Your Home

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Are you like everyone else? Are you tired of paying those expensive energy bills every month? It seems like they are always going up. There is a battle to be fought when it comes to using less energy. It is one that will take vigilance. Are you up to it? Yes, it is great to have appliances that are energy ... Read More »